May 16, 2021 8:30am-4:30pm Pacific Time

LIVE ONLINE HIGHLY INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

NO IN PERSON REGISTRATION AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 5:30PM PACIFIC TIME ON SATURDAY 5/15/21. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Cost: $135 Online attendance,  7 CE hours*

Course Description: Join Drs. Burns and Levitt, “The Dynamic Duo,” for a day of fun and inspiring learning.  In this workshop you will learn and practice techniques to help your patients overcome anxiety including panic attacks, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, etc.  We will teach you tools to reduce resistance and boost motivation to change as well as numerous cognitive and behavioral techniques to help your patients defeat their anxiety. This workshop is highly interactive with many case examples and opportunities for practice using role plays.

DAY PLAN

Session 1. Reducing Resistance and Boosting Motivation

The Magic Button Technique, The Positive Reframe, The Magic Dial Technique, Dangling the Carrot, The Gentle Ultimatum, and Sitting with Open Hands

Session 2. The Cognitive Model

Eliciting Anxious Thoughts, Identifying Cognitive Distortions, Smile and Hello Technique, Self-Disclosure Technique, Shame Attacking Technique

Session 3. The Exposure Model

Rationale for Exposure, Interoceptive Exposure, The Fear and Avoidance Hierarchy, Identifying Safety Behaviors, Conducting Exposures

Learning objectives: After attending this course, you will be able to:

1) Identify two reasons patients with anxiety disorders may not want to change. 2) Describe “dangling the carrot” to increase motivation. 3) Identify cognitive distortions in anxious thoughts. 4) Describe the purpose of Self-Disclosure.  5) Design a “shame attacking” exercise. 6)  Set up an exposure exercise for a patient with an anxiety disorder. 7) Describe the function of safety behaviors in anxious patients.

PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AS OF 5:30PM PACIFIC TIME ON SATURDAY 5/15/21

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED, THREE DAYS BEFORE THE WORKSHOP YOU WILL RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS. CHECK YOUR EMAIL AND/OR SPAM FOLDER. IF YOU CANNOT FIND YOUR INSTRUCTIONS, CONTACT: admin@feelinggoodinstitute.com

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*The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course has been approved by FGI as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 7 CEs. NAADAC Provider #149212. The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. FGI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This organization (Feeling Good Institute, #1442) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/30/2018-05/30/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 7 Social Work continuing education clock hours. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. A certificate of attendance will be emailed to attendees who attend 100% of the training within a week of completion of the workshop survey. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations please contact Dr. Maor Katz at maor@feelinggoodinstitute.com.